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Alexandra Land

ZHU Jianfeng1GAO Yuan*1LIU Chuang*2SHI Ruixiang2
1 School of Geography,Liaoning Normal University,Dalian 116029,China2 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Apr. 2021

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Key Words:

Alexandra Land,Russia,Franz Josef Land,data encyclopedia


Alexandra Land (also called Zemlya Aleksandry) is located in the northwest of Novaya Zemlya, and in the western of the Franz Josef Land (also called Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa) in the Barents Sea, Arctic Ocean. Its geolocation is between 80°26'41"N and 80°51'24 "N, 44°54'31"E and 48°45'54"E. It is in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Northwest Region of Russian Federation. The area of the Alexandra Land is 995.35 km² and the coastline is 368.89 km long. Most of the island is covered by ice and snow. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth and related maps and references in Russia. The dataset consists of 16 data files and archived in the .kmz and .shp data formats with data size of 719 KB (Compressed to 507 KB in two files).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

ZHU Jianfeng, GAO Yuan*, LIU Chuang*, SHI Ruixiang. Alexandra Land[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.


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     [3] Liu, C., Shi, R. X., Zhang, Y. H., et al. Global Multiple Scale Shorelines Dataset Based on Google Earth Images (2015) [J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2019. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2019.04.13.V1.
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Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 AlexandraLand.kmz 191.58KB
2 AlexandraLandshp.rar 315.57KB